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  • Mrs. Felix M. Warburg Makes $25,000 Donation for New Y.w.h.a. Building Fund

    Mrs. Felix M. Warburg, vice-president of the Young Women’s Hebrew Association, 31 West 110th Street, New York, on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of its founding, announced a gift of $25,000 to a building fund for a larger building. Recalling the history of the early days of the association, Mrs. Warburg stated: “The pioncers… More ▸

  • Jewish Candidates Are Elected to High Office in State of New York

    Several prominent Jewish citizens of New York State were elected to high offices as a result of the hotly contested election campaign which ended with a victory for the Democratic ticket headed by Governor Alfred E. Smith and United States Senator Robert F. Wagner. Col. Herbert H. Lehman was the campaign manager for the Democratic… More ▸

  • United States Rabbi May Officiate at Canadian Marriages, Court Rules

    (Jewish Daily Bulletin) Marriages of Jews performed by duly appointed rabbis of recognized congregations cannot be set aside solely on the ground that the officiating rabbi was not a British subject, according to a judgment handed down by Justice Declos in the Superior Court. The question arose when Isidore Kahn sought annulment of his marriage… More ▸

  • Jewish Women Criticised at Meeting of Women’s Organizations

    Three hundred women attended the opening of the sixth annual convention of the Federation of Jewish Women’s Organizations at the Hotel Astor, New York, on Wednesday. The convention, after considerable debate, adopted a resolution opposed to supporting public benefits on Saturdays. Bills pending in Congress and the Legislature of especial interest to women were read… More ▸

  • Agudah Will Bring $500,000 Libel Suit Against “new Palestine”

    Dr. Julius Rudisch, who was attending physician at Mount Sinai Hospital. New York for nearly forty years, died on Saturday in Doylestown, Pa. Dr. Rudisch was one of the earliest graduates of the hospital staff, for many years was a member of the Alumnt Association and had taught many of its present members. He received… More ▸

  • Blame Paris Ica for Canadian Government’s Cancellation of Agreement

    The Paris headquarters of the Ica, are said to be actually responsible for the cancellation of the agreement with the Canadian Government by which additional refugees could be admitted to Canada, according to a statement made by the Canadian Jewish Delegation which is at present in New York to confer with the Emergency Relief Committee… More ▸

  • Jews Cooperate with Child Study Organization

    Cooperation with all organizations dealing with child study and education is a feature of the policy of the Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies. An announcement issued yesterday says that five of the 91 institutions maintained by the Federation in New York were taking part in the closing exercices on August 29 of… More ▸